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Global Ocean Race moves with the times

02 April, 2014
Round-the-world course for GOR 2015-16

Wednesday 2 April: In response to the wishes of existing and potential entries and event sponsors, the GOR calendar and format has evolved to meet the modern needs of racing campaigns and sponsors

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Solo circumnavigator Dave Rearick is approaching the 'halfway' point of his voyage

07 February, 2014
The current location of Dave Rearick and Class40 Bodacious Dream

Friday 7 February: US solo sailor, Dave Rearick, and his Class40 Bodacious Dream are nearing Wellington, NZ, after 128 days, but concerns about conditions in Cook Strait have meant a mid-sea fuel transfer

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1,800 school children encounter the GOR experience

28 November, 2013
Mayor of Gosport John Beavis, Race Director Josh Hall and Gosport-based offshore sailor David Thomson

Thursday 28 November: GOR Race Director, Josh Hall, has recently visited nine schools near the Race HQ in Gosport swiftly building support with an enthusiastic, young fan base

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GOR Business Breakfast 14th November 2013

15 November, 2013
Representatives of South Coast businesses gather at St. Mary’s Stadium, home of Southampton FC

Friday 15 November: Representatives of South Coast businesses gather at St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton

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A rugged opening to the Transat Jacques Vabre

13 November, 2013
Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 Race Tracker Wednesday afternoon

Wednesday 13 November: The first six days of the TJV have been packed with close racing, lead changes, drama, damage and high-speed pit stops for the 44-strong fleet as the four classes of offshore racing monohulls and multihulls forge south-west from the English Channel, through the Bay of Biscay and into the North Atlantic

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Potential heavy weather start for the Transat Jacques Vabre teams

30 October, 2013
Transat Jacques Vabre 2013

Wednesday 30 October: On Sunday, 44 boats will start the double-handed Transat Jacques Vabre from France to Brazil including two GOR teams in the Class40 division. UPDATED 03/11/2013: Start delayed until 14:15 local (13:15 UTC) Monday 4 November

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Calm before the storm

23 October, 2013
Light conditions before a potential sleigh ride to the Doldrums - Photo: Dave Rearick/Bodacious Dream

Wednesday 23 October: Dave Rearick set off on his single-handed voyage from Rhode Island in early October and following a pitstop in Bermuda, Bodacious Dream is chasing tropical depression Lorenzo hoping to benefit from strong, favourable winds and a quick passage to the Doldrums and the Equator before sailing through the South Atlantic to Cape Town

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GOR entry Caterham Challenge sails through Official Class40 Measurement test

15 October, 2013
Official Measurement test for Akilaria RC3 Caterham Challenge

With the excellent logistical assistance of Endeavour Quay, Akilaria RC3 Caterham Challenge carried out the official Class40 measurements with the Class Association Measurer on Tuesday

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Halo Conferences and Events joins the GOR as Hospitality Partner

20 September, 2013
Erik Ammer (Halo); Josh Hall (GOR); Samantha McGrath (Halo)

Friday 20 September: Southampton-based Halo Conferences and Events joins the GOR as Race Partner at the PSP Southampton Boat Show

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Official launch for two GOR entries, Caterham Challenge and Concise 8

13 September, 2013
Mike Gascoyne and his father launch brand new Akilaria RC3 Caterham Challenge

Friday 13 September 2013: Mike Gascoyne’s new Akilaria RC3 Class40 Caterham Challenge and the Forty (1) Design Class40 of Team Concise were officially launched at the PSP Southampton Boat Show on Friday

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International launch for two GOR entries

11 September, 2013
PSP Southampton Boat Show (13-22 September 2013). Photo - OnEdition

Wednesday 11 September 2013: Mike Gascoyne’s new Akilaria RC3 Caterham Challenge and the 40 (1) Design Class40 of Team Concise will be officially launched at the PSP Southampton Boat Show this Friday

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Auckland confirmed as GOR Leg 2 stopover

12 June, 2013
Auckland, New Zealand - GOR Leg 2 stopover destination

Wednesday 12 June: Auckland, New Zealand, has been confirmed as the halfway-point stopover in the Global Ocean Race circumnavigation with the teams based in Viaduct Harbour on Auckland’s waterfront from late December 2014 to mid-January 2015

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Punta del Este, Uruguay, confirmed as the GOR’s South American stopover

22 May, 2013
GOR 2011-12 Leg 4 start in Punta del Este

22nd May 2013: Punta del Este, Uruguay, is confirmed as the South American stopover for the GOR 2014-15

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Haslar Marina is the new Head Quarters for the Global Ocean Race

20 May, 2013
Haslar Marina, Portsmouth Harbour

Monday 20th May: Haslar Marina in Gosport, Portsmouth, is the new HQ for the GOR 2014-15 Race Organisation and joins the GOR as Race Partner

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A powerful new force enters offshore racing – Caterham Challenge

15 May, 2013
Brian Thompson (Caterham Challenge), Josh Hall (GOR) and Mike Gascoyne (Caterham Challenge)

Wednesday 15 May: Mike Gascoyne, famous for his work with several Formula One racing teams and now CEO of Caterham Technology and Caterham Composites, is entering his new Akilaria RC3 Class40 Caterham Challenge in the GOR 2014-15